Myth of Iphigenia Mosaic, Empuries

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 31 August 2016
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A Roman floor mosaic emblemata depicting the myth of Iphigenia and her (almost) sacrifice by Agamemnon, her father, prior to the Trojan War. From a Roman villa, Empuries, 1st century BCE. (Archaeological Museum, Empuries, Spain)

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2016, August 31). Myth of Iphigenia Mosaic, Empuries. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5561/myth-of-iphigenia-mosaic-empuries/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Myth of Iphigenia Mosaic, Empuries." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 31, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5561/myth-of-iphigenia-mosaic-empuries/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Myth of Iphigenia Mosaic, Empuries." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 31 Aug 2016. Web. 20 Oct 2021.